JAPAN: Police Dreams

Barking orders to police cars by radio as he tears around Tokyo in his "Police Station On Wheels," slim, high-strung Chief of Police Shohei Fujinuma looks the picture of a genial, super-progressive 20th Century Japanese. One day last week the visiting puppet Emperor of Manchukuo, whose State junket to Tokyo has cost Japan $1,000,000 (TIME, April 15), departed laden with $150,000 worth of gifts, observing with Chinese dryness, "I should like to repeat this visit soon." Next morning Police Chief Fujinuma called in Japanese reporters, publicly sighed short pants of relief and gave them their best story of the...

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